Archive for May 3rd, 2009

Did You Know? Countdown to Mother's Day 2009 (05/03)

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore:
Motherhood & Mother’s Day

May 03 : 07 days till Mother’s Day

Did you know that modern moms have an average family size of two children?

Mothers in the 1950s had an average of 3.5 kids? In the 1700s, women gave birth to seven to ten children each.

Did you know that the average age at which a woman becomes a mom for the first time is 25.1 years?

That’s up from 21 years of age in 1970. Every year, about 4.3 million American women give birth to a new baby.

Mother’s Day is a time of commemoration and celebration for Mom. It is a time of breakfast in bed, family gatherings, and crayon scribbled “I Love You’s.” So join our Mother’s Day festivities as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Mother’s Day on May 10th!

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(May 03) Today we're celebrating . . .  National Two Different Colored Shoes Day

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

National Two Different Colored Shoes Day
Pay tribute to the diversity of humanity today by participating in the lighthearted act of wearing two different colored shoes today. This small step demonstrates your willingness to be different and take a risk. Do you have it in you?!




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